Sorry for the delay in getting this up on the blog… Been a long couple of days at the General Assembly.
Full release here.
With the recent decision by the California Supreme Court
overturning its state’s ban on gay marriage still in the headlines,
voters in North Carolina strongly support enacting an Amendment to the
North Carolina Constitution defining marriage as between one man and
When asked, 71 percent of voters support enacting the Amendment while only 26 percent are opposed. Three percent were not sure.
Among African-American voters, 86 percent favor the marriage
amendment, while only 13 percent oppose. The margin among white voters
is considerably closer at 67-30.
Full text of question:
Do you support a Constitutional Amendment defining marriage as between one man and one woman?
Yes – 71%
No – 26%
Not Sure – 3%